How To: Install a strut brace on your car properly

Install a strut brace on your car properly

Watch this "Grease On Your Hands" video tutorial from the Washington Post to see how to install a strut brace on your car properly.

When servicing any automobile, you should always wear appropriate eye-protection as well as ensure your working environment is properly ventilated. When working underneath a vehicle, always secure it with a floor jack and jack stands or drive-on lift ramps. You're going to get greasy as well so keep a healthy supply of rags on hand to sop up the mess!

Grease on Your Hands is an interactive online series that provides easy step-by-step instructions for simple car repair and maintenance at home. Handle sharp turns and bumpy roads with ease. Watch as washingtonpost.com's Fang Huang shows you how to install a strut brace in your car.

Before we start, always remember:

When working on a car, always wear eye protection and be sure that your working environment has plenty of ventilation.

If you're working under a car, secure it with a floor jack and jack stands or drive-on lift ramps.

And always keep a healthy supply of rags on hand in case you get greasy.

To install a front strut brace, you'll need a few tools and supplies:

Basic socket and wrench set and an after-market strut brace.

Now, let's get started.

Install a strut brace on your car properly

Install a strut brace on your car properly Click through to watch this video on washingtonpost.com

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